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Can A Minor Thumb Sprain Cause Your Whole Hand To Swell
Yes: Yes the hand loves to swell elevate and ice keepmoving fingers. ...Read more
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
Yes: A hand sprain can cause pain up the arm if the muscles that control the wrist are involved with the injury. The muscles that control the wrist originate at the elbow. However, pain that shoots up the arm can be a sign of other conditions such as fracture, so it is important to consult your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you use your hand if the 5th metacarpal is fractured by back of hand?Somethings make it hurt. Little swollen & a small bruise hurts to shake hands
Can athletes foot cause a pinky toe to swell up and cause pain half way up a foot to the point of intense pain and unable to walk?
This does not sound: like athlete's foot. Athlete's foot is a fungal infection, which causes a red, itchy and possibly slightly painful rash, but does not cause the kind of pain and swelling you are describing. Please see your doctor to get properly evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: A bite on the wrist can cause some swelling into the fingers as well as up the arm. If you are not sure that this is a simple mosquito bite and the swelling is getting worse, it could be an infection. Get it checked out. ...Read more
Can a pinched ulnar nerve cause my arm not to swing, my hand to swell and get pain from the neck and throught the whole arm and hand?
Third finger of left hand is a "trigger" finger when arthritis acts up. Now I'm having weakness in hand. Could it be related to a receshoulder injury?
Probably not: Trigger fingers are common problems for many people. If this continues all of the time, you can get an injection that will take care of the problem and rarely a small surgery. The weakness is likely a result of the arthritis or carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome. I recommend you see a hand surgeon to have an evaluation and get some of these issues addressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a person get corporal tunnel in their shoulder and if so can it cause the upper arm to swell?
NO: Assuming you mean CARPAL Tunnel, that is from the median nerve being entrapped and inflamed as it goes through the carpal bones (which form a tunnel) in the wrist. Upper arm swelling and shoulder pains may be caused by another issue, so get it evaluated by Doc. best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Typically not: Swollen joints do not typically restrict blood flow to areas beyond the swollen joint. However, symptoms of nerves being "pinched" are typical. ...Read more
How can I get rid of swelling in my hand due to a broken elbow and broken ulna? The swelling is pretty bad.
Elevate/evaluation: If the swelling is painful, or if your hand is cold, pale, or numb, you need to be evaluated promptly. If your arm is in a cast, it's possible the cast was placed too tightly and is cutting off venous blood flow. If there is no pain, pallor, or numbness, then keeping your hand elevated above the level of your heart will help reduce the swelling. ...Read more
Sprained wrist causing thumb to go numb and hand stay cold. Also still sensitive to touch. Doctor or go back to the er?
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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